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Dynamics of Religious Emotion I: Connections of Self, Society, and Symbols

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter proposes a framework for analysing religious emotional regimes characterized by balanced dialectical connections between self, society, and symbols. In such a regime the relations ... More


Religious Emotion, Late Modern Society, and Culture

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The three central topics of interest in this chapter — religion, emotion, and late modern society — are all the subject of extensive academic debate, but have not been brought together. This chapter ... More


Introduction

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the lack of attention given to the emotional dimension of religion in academic work. It then lays out the purpose of the book, which is to ... More


Emotion: A Relational View

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter lays the foundations for a sociology of religious emotion through conversation with existing work on emotion that the authors find particularly insightful. The chapter proposes a ... More


The Power of Religious Emotion

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contributes by expanding the discussion of religious emotion in the previous chapters to show how it relates to the issue of power. Following the approach developed so far, it frames the ... More


A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book aims to change the way we think about religion by putting emotion back onto the agenda. It challenges a tendency to over-emphasise rational aspects of religion, and rehabilitates its ... More


Conclusion

Ole Riis and Linda Woodhead

in A Sociology of Religious Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199567607
eISBN:
9780191722493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567607.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. It argues that emotions are vital for social life. They are not a trivial matter, as anyone who has been in love, witnessed ... More


The Argument from Sentimentalism 1: Hume's Critique of Religious Passions

Thomas Holden

in Spectres of False Divinity: Hume's Moral Atheism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579945
eISBN:
9780191722776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579945.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This is the first of two chapters documenting and examining Hume's argument from sentimentalism to moral atheism. The argument appeals to Hume's account of the natural limits of our human passions, ... More


Emotional knowledge, emotional styles, and religion

Hubert Knoblauch and Regine Herbrik

in Collective Emotions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199659180
eISBN:
9780191772238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659180.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter deals with collective emotions from a sociological point of view. It focuses on emotions that can be observed where religion is celebrated and religiosity is played out and lived. ... More


“We’re Marching to Zion” Isaac Watts in America

Esther R. Crookshank

in Rethinking American Music

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042324
eISBN:
9780252051159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042324.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1872 Henry Ward Beecher, the most prominent American preacher of the time, claimed that hymns, particularly those of Isaac Watts, shaped Americans’ theology in a uniquely powerful way. Hymns even ... More


High Tide

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses Gandhi’s non-co-operation movement, which helped increase the morale of his followers. It introduces Motilal’s newspaper, the Independent, which initially drew the services of ... More


A Completed Life

Michael Ledger-Lomas

in Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198753551
eISBN:
9780191815102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753551.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the global topography of religious emotion created by Victoria’s death and funeral, one which was thickly studded with church spires. It begins with the efforts to create a ... More


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